Monthly Archives: May 2012

Student loans remain in the headlines – What should you know?

As high school seniors wrap up their classes and graduate next month, many will be looking forward to going to college in the fall. There are so many things for them to consider: determining whether to attend community college or a four-year … Continue reading

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Checklist and questions to ask before considering bankruptcy

Determining whether to file for bankruptcy is a significant life decision.  Don’t base your decision on advice from friends or family.  Do your homework first.  Finding the Right Attorney The first — and most critical step — is to find … Continue reading

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Learn about bankruptcy before meeting with an attorney

Determining whether to file for bankruptcy is a significant life decision.  Before speaking to an attorney, you may want to educate yourself on the basics of bankruptcy.  It would be helpful to learn about:  Differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter … Continue reading

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Boost your finances with your 2012 tax refund

GreenPath counselor Stuart Baker recently took part in an interview with The Mining Journal newspaper in Marquette, Michigan. Below are highlights from the story. Counselors at the non-profit GreenPath Debt Solutions in Marquette are again offering their annual suggestions for … Continue reading

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Federal program could help with student loan debt burden

At GreenPath Debt Solutions, we work with people, everyday, who are looking to get their debt under control. More and more, we hear stories of individuals who are burdened with student loan debt. Below is a question we recently answered … Continue reading

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Beware Of Credit Offers Requiring Debt Repayment

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that some credit card issuers are partnering with debt collection agencies to offer consumers a credit card, if they agree to repay old debts. After several years, depending on the state, outstanding credit card … Continue reading

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